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Kimberly Peirce

Kimberly Peirce was born on September 8, 1967 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA. She is a director and writer, known for Boys Don't Cry (1999), Carrie (2013) and Stop-Loss (2008). See full bio »

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 2015 Manhattan (TV Series) (1 episode)
- 33 (2015)
 2015 Halt and Catch Fire (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2015 TURN: Washington's Spies (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Valley Forge (2015)
 2013 Carrie
 2008 Stop-Loss
 2006 The L Word (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Lifeline (2006)
 1995 Boys Don't Cry (Short)
 1994 The Last Good Breath (Short)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Independent Film Channel (2000)

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2 Interviews | 5 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Katherine Peirce | Kim Peirce

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[re working as female director] Steven Soderbergh once said, 'Make them think that you're enjoying it when they're [] you,' which I love. But I've contemplated this and wondered, Should they think I'm enjoying it? Because sometimes it's good to be upset, and I don't get upset. But I see people who do, and they get their way, and I always wonder, Should I get upset? [The studio system] is ... See more »


Spent years developing "Silent Star", which would have been about one of early Hollywood's infamous scandals, the murder of silent film director and actor William Desmond Taylor. By the end of 2003, Peirce had the film cast with Annette Bening, Hugh Jackman and Ben Kingsley, only to balk when the studio asked her to make a $30-million movie for $20 million. See more »

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I wish she could direct Beau_nz
What's she been doing for the last 5 or 6 years? joannethrax
Boys Don't Cry movieman82us
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius carlwh
I met her!! chocoholic112
should direct the new kurt cobain movie heavier than heaven rschn25669
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